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Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele
Copyright David Seibel, 2010 (#3920) | Send Comment

Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Exposure: 1/400 sec, f/10, ISO 800
Lens: Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x II TC
Date: May 30, 2010
Location: SE of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA

Description: Two of these spectacular butterflies nectaring on butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), a favorite nectar source for many species of butterflies and other insects.